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Jan 14, 2013 7:00pm PST
. >> for our public health system and healthcare system, we have adequate supply of the flu vaccine right now. >>. >> doctors say cases of flu are surging in california. health and science editor john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we have a bay area map showing where the flu vaccine is available. just plug in your zip code. you'll find it on our web site, ktvu.com. >>> nurses at santa rosa hospital and maintenance workers at petaluma valley hospital took to the picket lines once again today. this is video from their november strike. the employees are at odds with administrators over wages, benefits and contributions to their healthcare plans. both hospitals called in replacement workers and are promising patient care will not be affected by the two-day strike. >>> police in east palo alto are investigating the first homicide of the year. officer say a shot spotter detected up to 17 gunshots about 2:00 this afternoon near ill nois street and purdue avenue. they found a man dead in the back of his home. the homeowner's daughter tells us she just can't believe it. >> i was in shock knowing th
KICU
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am PST
in 365 days. with no presidential election, no stimulus programs on the horizon and healthcare reform upheld, 2013 should be smooth sailing for the economy, right? to almost no one's surprise, it's not that simple. despite that, in our cover story, we found a few people willing to stick their necks out and share with us their predictions. most everyone we found had reason for measured optimism. housing prices, for example, are going up. "there's hope that you can climb out. that's just a game- changer." and that opens up housing- related investment, which in turn may help stocks. "i see certain sectors helping the stock market. i see that true of the housing sector. look at real estate, look at building supplies, things that have been down in the past." as for jobs, john challenger says though the economy has been adding an average of 150,000 jobs a month, we may not need that many to make unemployment itself go down. the reason - baby boomers. "there are many more baby boomers retiring, so we don't need nearly as many new jobs as we did a decade ago." as for overseas trade, china's e
KICU
Jan 16, 2013 4:00am PST
shooting, vice president joe biden has met with the nra, healthcare professionals, gun control groups and a rep from walmart, the nation's largest gun seller. the president will lay out the measures created from those meetings. likely on the list: a push for an assault weapons ban and better background checks. the president speaks at 11:45 eastern. children who wrote letters expressing concerns about gun violence in schools will join him. a new york city school bus driver strike starts today, affecting 152,000 students. more than 8,000 drivers and support workers are walking off the job to protest a lack of job protections. new york city mayor michael bloomberg has proposed a competetive bid process for school bus contracts in order to save money. the union is upset it may impact current drivers. this strike is the first such job action by unionized new york school bus drivers in more than three decades. massive job cuts are happening around the globe. the world's largest platinum producer, located in south africa, is closing 4 mine shafts and letting go of 14,000 employees, which is
KICU
Jan 17, 2013 7:00pm PST
pore than a half billion -- more than a half billion dollar to help imimplement the state's healthcare -- implame neshgs t allowing people to compare and en-- the woman who wrote the long running device column,ary dear aby has died. ester died in 2002. phillips died of alzheimer disease. >> 4 high school students were arrested after a riot broke out near berkeley high. a cell phone video caught the aftermath. hundreds of people filled the streets of the the police called and arrested the 4 students 2 from burkely high school and 2 others from the alternative school burkely tech. >>> people are getting geared up with the san francisco 49ers. fans were stocking up on american with kaepernick jerseys a very hot commodity. the team made the playoffs for the second year in a row. >>> they're going to win it. i can't really say the score, i just know they're going to win. >> players in the locker room said they're expecting key plays will make the difference of the tomorrow, the team gets on a plane to & heads to atlanta. >> kicu's point after show follows the games. >> there are more questi
KICU
Jan 14, 2013 11:30pm PST
say people should first contact their healthcare provider. >> for our healthcare system, we have adequate supplies of flu vaccine right now. no shortages. >> reporter: doctors say cases of flu are surging if california. you know fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> just go to ktvu.com and find the hot ticks section and then plug in your zip code. >>> a nurse at kiser hospital in oakland is refusing to get a flu shot, and now the hospital says she has to wear a mask while working with patients. >> i'm not saying that they work or they don't work. it's my personal decision not to have that one. i really encourage those who want one to get one. what i discourage is the mandating of masks for those who didn't get one. >> kathy donohue says wearing a mask isn't necessary, because she doesn't go to work sick, constantly washes her hands. kiser told us today it is simply adhering to a policy key yates bid the alameda county health department. >> a top secret announcement. facebook's invitation to an event tomorrow, and speculation on what the company will say. >> for the first time, coke is
KICU
Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm PST
healthcare providers they can report threats of violence. >>> gun control is a divisive issue. we asked people in martinez and pleasant hill what they thought of the president's plan. some were at the martinez gun club. others in downtown pleasant hill. some were gun owners, some were not. now remember, this an unscientific sampling of opinion. >> i think most of what he says is probably right. i think that the ban on the magazines greater than 10 is just fine. >> it almost wouldn't even be so bad to see a -- like a mental health like checkup, one time you saw a psychiatrist something to see if you were fit. >> everyone we talked with agrees that gun buyers should go through background checks and it's challenging to keep guns away from the mentally ill. k.t.v.u. viewers are weighing in on the president's announcement. irene rivela says it's a good message from our the president. now let's put it into action. james smith says quote these laws are all fine and dandy, but won't make the crazy people less crazy, or the violent less violent. so, what do you think? join the conversation by li
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